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Ripley council to host free museum event for seniors

Ripley Town Council is to stage a special event this summer to give the area’s older residents a grand day out and highlight the work of support services.

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Ballot box.

GENERAL ELECTION: All the latest reaction from Derbyshire

Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced a General Election will be held on Thursday, June 8.

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Mayor of Belper Gary Spendlove and John Hardwick, chairman of Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution group.

Exhibition opens hidden history of Pentrich revolution

Number 28 in Belper saw the opening of a new art exhibition last weekend, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the moment Britain’s ‘last revolution’ kicked off in Pentrich.

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Developer looks to build homes on Loscoe pub site

Developer looks to build homes on Loscoe pub site

Plans have been submitted to Amber Valley Borough Council for the demolition of a Loscoe pub in order to build 11 new homes on the site.

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Crich Tramway Museums exhibits have been deemed to have national importance but now they need protection.

Crich museum seeks council approval for £400,000 plans

Having secured vital funds for the project earlier this year, Crich Tramway Village is now seeking council approval to refurbish its historic depot.

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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock HQ.

Important information for Derbyshire residents

Derbyshire County Council elections will take place on May 4 - and residents have just days to check they are registered to vote.

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

A Brexit inspired piano concert will get its world premiere with a free public performance in Yorkshire - but we are giving you an exclusive preview on Facebook Live.
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How would you spend the UK's money?

THE PEOPLE'S BUDGET: How would you spend the UK's money?

Ever thought you could do a much better job of managing the UK's money than the government?

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Councillor Chris Short with garden waste collection driver Jo-Anne Edwards

11,000 pay up for council garden waste service

Amber Valley Borough Council say that the response to the new charging scheme for garden waste collections is proving to be positive.

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Derbyshire woman launches campaign to make assisted dying legal

A Derbyshire woman is campaigning for assisted dying to be legalised - following the deaths of her mother and husband.

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Coun Paul Jones (back-right) with community scheme representatives.

Council gives £16,700 to Langley Mill children’s scheme

Derbyshire County Council has awarded funding of £16,700 to help keep a popular Langley Mill children’s scheme up and running through 2017.

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The Butterley Gatehouse plaque which commemorates the Pentrich Revolution of 1817.

Group gets £66,000 to celebrate UK’s ‘last revolution’

A Pentrich and South Wingfield history group has been awarded a £66,000 grant for a project to commemorate the UK’s most recent revolution.

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What will today's Budget mean for you?

BUDGET 2017 LIVE: How will you be affected?

Welcome to our LIVE blog covering the 2017 Budget.
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Local councillors are calling for better investment and services at Langley Mill station.

Councillors call for investment in Langley Mill station

A Heanor councillor is pressing the case for investment at Langley Mill station as part of a wider transit plan around Ilkeston’s new rail terminal.

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Councillors will discuss the Local Plan at a meeting in Ripley next week.

Amber Valley council to consider draft Local Plan

Members of Amber Valley Borough Council will meet next week to put the finishing touches on an draft plan for the borough’s next decade.

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Second Lieutenant Godfrey Gordon Furness of Alfreton was killed in the Somme on February 9 ,1917.

Family of Alfreton soldier mark centenary of death

The family of a young Alfreton soldier gathered at his grave last week to mark the centenary of his death during the First World War.

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Heanor retailers join police radio safety network

Heanor retailers join police radio safety network

A host of Heanor retailers have joined the Amber Valley Shop Watch, providing a direct link to police which has already brought results.

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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Prime Minister Theresa May.

Prime Minister set to take taste of Derbyshire to the White House

Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly set to take a taste of Derbyshire to the White House this week.

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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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